Scientists: watching hockey increases the risk of developing heart problems
The fans during the game, greatly quickens the heart rate.
Scientists have found that watching hockey increases the risk of heart problems. The observations showed that hockey fans are more dangerous than football. These data are presented in an article published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.
According to canadian physician of Leia Hairy, she and her colleagues decided to conduct the study after he noticed the surge of heart attacks during one of the last world Cup. Later, scientists found that the cause of heart disease may be associated with palpitations of the fans while watching the matches.
Haeri and her colleagues have also studied the audience of hockey fans, they followed the pulse rate of several tens of fans of club of NHL “Montreal Canadiens” who watched the games from home on TV and who regularly went to matches.
It turned out that hockey is more dangerous to the health of the fans. The pulse rate even for those who watched the game from home has increased by 75-80% during playback and more than half increased the fans at the stadium. The researchers compared the load on the cardiovascular system with loads of physical labor.